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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

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In order to help protect patients, family members and health care workers from the spread of COVID-19, no visitors are allowed at any of Wake Forest Baptist Health’s outpatient or inpatient facilities, except in certain situations.
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Word! Night Guard

Word! Night Guard

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Night Guard

(En español: Protector nocturno)

Say: nite gard

Nope, these aren't people who protect you when it gets dark! We're talking about the night guards that protect teeth. Night guards are made of plastic and are like the mouth guards that football players use. You wear one when you sleep to keep you from grinding your teeth. If you grind your teeth too much, your teeth can wear down.